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Object Number:
MS1097
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 24M
Date Made:
700 BCE to 600 BCE
Early Date:
-700
Late Date:
-600
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Sheet
Description:
Bronze pendant imitating cheese grater. Bronze trapezoidal pendant. Complete. Made from a sheet of bronze folded double and the halves fastened together through 4 pairs of opposite perforations along the base. In the outermost of these rings probably for attaching other rings or small pendants; rings are now missing from the inner perforations; through one pair of them passes a flat band of bronze bent tightly together probably to hold fast the two faces of the pendant. Fine punched dots on both faces. MS1092A-C and MS1093 may have been suspended from pendant.
Length:
5.4cm
Width:
3.2cm

Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 33, no. 16, pl. XVII
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